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Julie and the Phantoms [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Teenage Badass [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 17+
Fun, authentic band comedy has underage substance abuse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Sing On! [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Lively, fun amateur karaoke singing game has some innuendo.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Black Boys [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 15+
Insightful, earnest docu about racism's toll on Black boys.
Network: Peacock
(2020)
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I Am Woman [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 15+
Helen Reddy bio sings but doesn't roar; drugs, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Gather [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Docu on food sovereignty has positive messages, role models.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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AVICII Invector [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, interactive celebration of late DJ.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Rockers reveal Jimmy Carter was cool in campaign docu.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Mighty Oak [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Somewhat dark rock dramedy has drinking, strong language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me? [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid Covid primer.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Wizards: Tales of Arcadia [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Dark, engrossing continuation of Trollhunters saga.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tenet [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 14+
Nolan's violent, elaborate epic is best for deep thinkers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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War Stories [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Lively, nuanced D-Day story of tween and war hero.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Octopus Stew [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Barbie Princess Adventure [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Teddles [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 3+
Song-filled children's series teaches positive choices.
Network: CBeebies
(2019)
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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Cosmic adventure offers more franchise fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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